Should your teen wear exercise clothes to therapy?

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Exercise serves as a decent and effective treatment for teen depression, suggests a recent analysis of data from multiple studies over three... Read more

Tips for keeping kids active over the summer

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Summer is quickly approaching which means many parents have been asking how to best encourage their children to be active without feeling like... Read more

Why the soda tax is not the real regressive

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Today’s guest blogger is George Matysik, executive director of the Philadelphia Parks Alliance. In early March, Mayor Kenney rolled... Read more

Gov. Christie: Don’t dismiss healthy school lunches and recess

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I know the late night TV hosts love the media circus surrounding what we’re calling an election “process.” The jokes practically... Read more

8 simple new year’s resolutions for families

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Today’s guest blogger is Rob Danoff, DO, a family physician and program director of the Family Medicine and Combined Family Medicine/Emergency... Read more

Treating chronic pain in kids

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Today's guest blogger is Katherine S. Salamon, PhD, who directs the Integrated Pain and Wellness Program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital... Read more

Building strong bones in the teen years for strong bones later

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Were you wondering why the skeleton didn’t dance at the Halloween party? The answer is quite sad really — he had no “body”... Read more

Healthy and fun Halloween ideas for your family

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Halloween is here…children everywhere are excited to dress up and be their best minion, princess, or Eagles player! Along with the parties... Read more